Thermopolis

Rocky Mountain Power To Use Helicopters For Power Line Inspection
Over the course of the next couple of weeks you might notice a little extra air traffic around the regions power lines. According to a recent release from Rocky Mountain Power, they will be running inspections on power lines around the state. Jon Andersen, Rocky Mountain Power line patrolman said, &…
Arnold Schwarzenegger Makes A Visit To Wyoming
After watching the movie The Hateful Eight, Arnold Schwarzenegger decided he had to have a coat like the one seen in the movie. The only place to find that particular coat happens to be Merlins Hide Out in Thermopolis, Wyoming. After seeing the movie and hearing about Merlin’s Hide Out from a…
Big 3X3 Basketball Tourney Makes A Move To Casper
World Events Sports Marketing and the Casper Sports Alliance announced that the largest and longest running 3×3 basketball tournament in Wyoming is relocating to Casper. To be held during Memorial Day weekend, (May 28 – 29, 2016), it is estimated the tournament will bring 245 teams and 2…
Thermopolis Man Dies In Crash
A Thermopolis man died in a two-vehicle crash north of Riverton on Saturday afternoon, according to a news release from the Wyoming Highway Patrol. Michael J. Porath, 25, was driving a pickup southbound on Wyoming Highway 789 just north of the city limits, when for unknown reasons he braked hard, lo…
The Five Stinkiest Towns in Wyoming
Recently, I was drove through Greeley, Colorado, and was immediately punched in the nose with the pungent perfume of the Monfort Beef feedlot. As I inhaled the sweet smell of success, I set out to rank the stinkiest towns here in Wyoming. Luckily, the wind usually blows the stank right on through th…
Thermopolis Man Dies In Motorcycle Crash
A Thermopolis man died in a motorcycle crash about 10 miles south of Thermopolis at 10:18 p.m. Friday, according to a news release from the Wyoming Highway Patrol. Jacob M. Linn, 61, was riding a 1990 Harley-Davidson motorcycle north on U.S. Highway 20 when he failed to properly negotiate a right-ha…
Thermopolis Woman Gets Prison Time And Fine For Fraud
Tara Lynn Bumgardner of Thermopolis is serving up to seven years in prison for misrepresentation or providing false statements to obtain worker’s compensation and for fraudulent attempts to obtain unemployment benefits. DWS Director Joan Evans said, “The Department’s Special Inv…